AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room

105 E. Anapamu St, 4th floor

Santa Barbara, CA

Thursday, January 17, 2019

10:00 AM

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The Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) meets concurrently as the Airport Land Use Commission, the Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies, and the Local Transportation Authority.

Persons may address the SBCAG Board either in person or by using the remote video testimony system located at the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 511 E. Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria.  Persons may address the SBCAG Board on any matter listed on the agenda by completing and delivering to the Clerk a speaker slip before the item is considered.  Matters not listed on the agenda may be addressed during the public comment item on the agenda.  Further information on agenda items can be obtained in the SBCAG Office, 260 North San Antonio Rd., Suite B, Santa Barbara. The time shown on the agenda for the duration of agenda items are estimates. The SBCAG board may consider items out of sequence at the discretion of the Chair. Any disclosable public records related to an open session item on a regular meeting agenda and distributed by the Board Clerk to all or a majority of the members of the SBCAG Board less than 72 hours prior to that meeting are available for inspection in the SBCAG office and on the Internet at: http://www.sbcag.org/meetings.html

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations to participate in the meeting should contact SBCAG at least three working days prior to the scheduled meeting.

TV COVERAGE: Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) Board of Directors meetings are televised live on County of Santa Barbara Television (CSBTV) Channel 20. Rebroadcast of this SBCAG meeting will be on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, January 21, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.

AGENDA
1.CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3.PUBLIC COMMENT
The public may address the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments on any subject within the jurisdiction of the Board that is not included as part of this agenda. Comments shall be limited to fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than three minutes.
4.APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Recommended Action:
Approve the minutes from the November 15, 2018 board of directors meeting.
B.  HIGHWAY 166/BLACK ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement (Attachment A) with MNS Engineer for construction management services related to the Highway 166/Black Road Project at a cost not to exceed $300,000 with a period of performance ending no later than December 31, 2020, and;

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director, to extend the period of performance for up to one additional year in accordance with Section 4 and to execute Task Orders to the Agreement with MNS Engineers pursuant to Exhibit A Scope of Services, and;

3.  Adopt Resolution 19-10 (Attachment B) authorizing the Chair to execute the cooperative agreement with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and acknowledging appropriated funds for the construction phase of the Highway 166/Black Road Project, and;

4.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Cooperative Agreement (05-0344) (Attachment C) with Caltrans for the oversight and source inspection of materials during the construction phase of the Highway 166/Black Road Project. The total amount of the Agreement is $1,268,000 in Measure A funds with an estimated $25,000 to be paid to Caltrans for source inspection and the remaining funds to pay for SBCAG’s construction costs. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A funds for this project, if required.

 

A. Agreement with MNS Engineers

B. Resolution 19-10 authorizing providing funds to Caltrans

C.  FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT
Recommended Action:
 Adopt Resolution 19-01 amending the 2019 Federal Transportation Improvement Program through Formal Amendment No. 2 to program grouped projects for the local highway bridge program, grouped projects for collision reduction under the State Highway Operations and Protection Program, and individually listed projects for the Highway 101 HOV lane widening and for pavement rehabilitation.
D. FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ADVOCATE CONTRACT
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a three-year agreement with Thomas Walters & Associates, Inc. for federal legislative advocacy services for the term July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022 at a cost not to exceed $187,517.
 E.  STATE LEGISLATIVE ADVOCATE CONTRACT
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a three-year agreement with Khouri Consulting for state legislative advocacy services for the term July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022, at a cost not to exceed $186,300.
 F.  HIGHWAY CALL BOX MAINTENANCE CONTRACT
Recommended Action:
Acting as the Santa Barbara County Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies, approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Maintenance of Highway Call Box Systems with CASE Emergency Systems with a period of performance from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 in an amount not to exceed $170,000.
 G.  REGIONAL GROWTH FORECAST
Recommended Action:
Approve the Regional Growth Forecast 2050 update for use in SBCAG’s long-range planning.

A. Regional Grown Forecast 2050
 H.  OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT #4
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt resolution 19-06 (Attachment A) amending the FY 2018-19 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget to reflect  additional formula grant funding received under the Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Account (Senate Bill 1) – Sustainable Community Formula Grant and to add additional state grant revenues.

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to execute these amendments to the OWP and Budget.
 I.  RINCON MULTI-USE TRAIL AMENDMENT NO. 1 & OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT #5
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt Resolution 19-09 (Attachment A1) amending the FY 2018-19 Overall Work Program (OWP) (Amendment A2) and Budget (Amendment A3) to reflect the usage of Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Highway 101 reserve funds for the Rincon Multi-Use Trail Project;

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to execute these amendments to the OWP and Budget; and

3.  After adoption of Resolution 19-09, approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 (Attachment B) to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Carpinteria to add $250,000 in RSTP funds for the environmental, detailed design, right of way, utility and railroad coordination phases of the Rincon Multi-Use Trail project and to extend the period of performance for two years for a revised period of performance of April 1, 2016 through December 31, 2020.
                    
 J.  NEGOTIATE LEASE TERMINATION FOR AEGIS BUILDING
Recommended Action:
Authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to negotiate the lease termination for the Aegis building with the County of Santa Barbara located at 217 North San Antonio Road, Santa Barbara.
 K.  CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
Approve Resolution 19-08 finding that the thresholds required by Government Code Section 65088.3 have been satisfied by the region’s city councils an Board of Supervisors, collectively representing in excess of 50 percent of the region’s jurisdictions and 50 percent of the region’s population, thereby electing to exempt the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments from the state’s Congestion Management Program statutes.
 L.  NEW RULE 3.5 OF CALIFORNIA’S RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FOR LAWYERS
Recommended Action: 
1.  Adopt Resolution No. 19-07 that adopts the local rules set forth below, in    order to implement new Rule 3.5 Of California’s Rules of Professional Conduct for lawyers (effective November 1, 2018); and regulate gifts beyond the limits of the California Political Reform Act.  The local rules are:
  a.  The Board’s Legal Counsel, as the advisor to the Board, may continue to provide confidential attorney-client legal advice on the merits of adjudicative matters to members of the Board.
  b.  All lawyers may continue to communicate with members of the Board on the merits of adjudicative matters and those communications will be subject to ex parte disclosure by the member.
  c.  Any gifts from lawyers to members of the Board or SBCAG employees shall be regulated by the Political Reform Act, Government Code section 81000 et seq.

2.  Determine that the proposed actions are not a “project” under California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines section 15378(b)(5) in that they are organizational or administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect  physical changes to the environment.
 M.  HIGHWAY 101 HOV (SEGMENT 4A): COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH CALTRANS
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt Resolution 19-02 (Attachment A) approving a Cooperative Agreement (05-0343) with Caltrans for the Highway 101 Northbound Ramps/Santa Monica/Via Real in the City of Carpinteria and acknowledge appropriation of Measure A funds; and

2.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement (05-0343)  (Attachment B) with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the project approval and environmental document (PA&ED), plans, specifications and estimate (PS&E) and right of way (ROW) phases for intersection improvements at the Highway 101 Northbound Ramps/Santa Monica/Via Real in the City of Carpinteria for up to $1,204,000 in SB1 Local Partnership Program (LPP) funds and another $1,504,000 in Measure A funds for PA&ED, PS&E and ROW costs for a total amount of $2,708,000. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A or LPP funds for this project, if required.

A. Resolution 19-02
B. Cooperative Agreement (05-0343) with Caltrans
 N.  HIGHWAY 101 HOV (SEGMENTS 4B-4E): COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS WITH CALTRANS
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt Resolution 19-03 approving a Cooperative Agreement (05-0340) with  Caltrans for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project – Segment 4B and acknowledge appropriation of Measure A funds; and

2.  Approve and authorize the Chair of the SBCAG Board to execute a Cooperative Agreement (05-0340) with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the plans, specifications and estimate (PS&E) and right of way (ROW) phases of the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project - Segment 4B.  The total Agreement amount is $11,210,000, including SBCAG’s contribution of $5,877,000 in Measure A funds. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A funds for this Segment, if required.

3.  Adopt Resolution 19-04 approving Cooperative Agreement (05-0341) with Caltrans for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project – Segment 4C and acknowledge appropriation of Measure A funds; and

4.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Cooperative Agreement (05-0341) with Caltrans for the PS&E and ROW phases of the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project - Segment 4C.  The total Agreement amount is $7,522,000, including SBCAG’s contribution of $7,002,000 in Measure A funds. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A funds for this Segment, if required.

5.   Adopt Resolution 19-11 approving Cooperative Agreement (05-0345) Caltrans for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project – Segment 4C Rehabilitation including State Highway Operation Protection Program (SHOPP) funding  and acknowledge appropriation of Measure A funds; and

6.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Cooperative Agreement (05-0345) Caltrans for the PS&E and ROW phases of the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project - Segment 4C Rehabilitation with SHOPP funding. The total Agreement amount is $5,395,000, including SBCAG’s contribution of $4,185,000 in Measure A funds. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A funds for this Segment, if required.

7.  Adopt Resolution 19-05 approving Cooperative Agreement (05-0347) with  Caltrans for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project – Segments 4D and 4E and acknowledge appropriation of Measure A funds; and

8.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement (05-0347) with Caltrans to provide oversight of the PS&E phase of the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project - Segments 4D and 4E. The total Agreement amount is $26,490,000, including $23,983,000 in Measure A funds. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A funds for this Segment, if required. 

A. Resolution 19-03
B. Cooperative Agreement (05-0340) with Caltrans
C. Resolution 19-04
D. Cooperative Agreement (05-0341) with Caltrans
E. Resolution 19-11
F. Cooperative Agreement (05-0345) with Caltrans
G. Resolution 19-05
H. Cooperative Agreement (05-0347) with Caltrans
 O.  ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM CYCLE 4
Recommended Action:
Receive summary of California Transportation Commission staff recommendations for Cycle 4 of the state Active Transportation Program (ATP).
 P.  MEASURE A MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT AND ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS
Recommended Action:
Approve Measure A Maintenance of Effort expenditure requirements FY 2018-19.
REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS  
5.
COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2019
Recommended Action:
A.  Appoint one delegate and one alternate to the California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG).

B.  Appoint one delegate and one alternate to the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN).

C.  Appoint one delegate and one alternate to the Coast Rail Coordinating Council.

D.   Appoint three members and an alternate to serve as SBCAG representatives on the Coastal Express Policy Committee.

E.  Appoint one member and one alternate to the CalVans board of directors.

F.  Confirm members to the SBCAG executive committee: Chair, Vice-Chair, Past-Chair, Chair of North County Subreigonal and South Coast Subregional.  

6. STATE LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM
Recommended Action:
A.  Receive report from SBCAG’s state lobbyist Gus Khouri of Khouri Consulting and approve state legislative platform for 2019.

B.   Appoint an SBCAG Board delegate to attend Central Coast Coalition Sacramento Lobby Day event.
7. FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA
Recommended Action:
A.  Receive a report from SBCAG’s federal lobbyist, Don Gilchrest, on federal transportation issues and approve SBCAG’s federal legislative agenda for 2019.

B.  Authorize the SBCAG Chair, Vice Chair and immediate past Chair to travel with staff to Washington DC.
8. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN TRANSPORTATION
Recommended Action:
Receive a presentation on shared mobility devices and vehicles.
9.ONE MINUTE REPORTS
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities in their districts/cities.
10.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT General Update
The Executive Director will report on activities and achievements of SBCAG staff, SBCAG job openings, upcoming events of interest to the Board of Directors and the public, and general status of SBCAG major project
11. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT General Update
The District Director will report on Caltrans projects and repairs throughout the state, including Caltrans staff, projects and repairs in Santa Barbara County such as state highways, intersections and bridges, and provide any available updates on Highway 101 and Highway 192 due to the Thomas Fire mudslides.
12.COMMITTEE MEETINGS
A.  LOSSAN (Pacific Surfliner) Board Meeting - November 28, 2018 (Marjie Kirn)
B.  CRCC (Coastal Rail Coordination Council) – December 13, 2019 (Director Murillo)
13.COMMUNICATIONS
A.  Board Advance Calendar
B.  Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft/Technical Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes  
14.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, February 21, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Santa Maria.
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